Reclaiming My Name, The Story of Mohamed Hammoud

This is Mohammed’s story:
I am first and foremost a Muslim and it defines how I see the world. But I am also a father, a husband, a son, brother and friend and all these personas help me relate to others and connect with them as they need me. I speak regularly at conferences and gatherings on the topics of Islamic identity, interfaith and authentic leadership, one that believes in leading from the heart through the lens of diversity. I have also spoken at TEDx…

Read More…

Muslim American Journalist, Malak Silmi

Malak Silmi is a journalist at Wayne State University currently working as a community relations intern at the Wayne County Treasurer’s Office and contributing to her campus newspaper, The South End. In the past, she contributed to The Mirror News, the Detroit Metro Times, and has freelanced for the Detroit Free Press. She is an […]

Read More…

Southpaw Michigan, An Exclusive Interview with Dr. Abdul El-Sayed

About Our Interview Guest Abdul El-Sayed was born and raised in Michigan by a family as diverse as our state, including immigrants who left Egypt in pursuit of greater opportunity in America, and farmers, teachers, and small-business owners who have lived in St. Louis, Michigan for generations. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 2007, where […]

Read More…

The Chandelier of Coatesville, Pennsylvania

Coatesville Pennsylvania is home of an exact replica of an ornate chandelier that is found in the masjid of the prophet Mohammed PBUH in Medina. In our podcast interview, Mohammed Jamaludeen tells the story of how his good friend, was able to erect the masjid with the help of physicians in Egypt who saved his life while he was battling kidney disease on his way to umrah.

Read More…

Masjid At-Tawheed – Faith, Service, and Advocacy!

The Muslim community of Grand Rapids has grown significantly since the 1980s. Today there are at least 6 masjids that serve the diverse community and provide services to the greater public. In our interview with Dr. Metwalli, we learn more about the history of the Muslims of western Michigan and the various community services they provide

Read More…

Prophet Muhammed (PBUH)

Muhammed (peace be upon him) was the final prophet and in better understanding his life, habits, and characteristics we can begin to better understand what it means to be a Mulslim. Honest, tustworthy, well mannered, peaceful, kind, generous, strong, resolute, modest, and considerate are only a few words that give us insight into his world. […]

Read More…